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help

any help on jazz? I NEED HELP!!!!!!!! I play the bari and i need mega help. dunno anything about Jazz on bari.

12 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

Jazz Mouthpieces and reeds

I've been playing sax for quite some while now, but I've only been playing jazz music for about 2 or 3 years. I just have the…

12 years ago
by The_MarkVI (80 posts)

dude-can you say PAIN??????

Hey is it normal for your lip to hurt realy bad after you play for a while? Like yesterday I played for loger than usual and…

12 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

Multiphonics question...

Can anyone provide some tips on using multiphonics when playing the alt. F#?? I don't have a problem using the multiphonic on…

12 years ago
by knorter (205 posts)

Clenched Jaw?

I have noticed that lately I have been clenching my jaw when I play. and after just a while like 45 minutes and my jaw is kii…

12 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

Best way to memorize Modes and Chords ?

Hi, By now I know all the Major & Minor Scales, and Triad Chords. I am learning 7th Chords, and also Modes. What is the bes…

12 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

Vandoren V16 Metal Tenor Sax Mouthpiece

I'm looking for a mouthpiece that will give me a more "meaty" sound. I play on a YTS-62 sax with a Morgan 6M mouthpiece and #…

12 years ago
by BariSaxplyr (35 posts)

callise

okay okay I know that i cany spelll very good, but how long does it take to get a callous on you lip? and what happenes if yo…

12 years ago
by knorter (205 posts)

Walter Chancellor Jr.?

I got a new alto saxophone CD for christmas, and I'm sure some people have heard of Al Green, soul singer I think? I got this…

12 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

Malaguena

My jazz band is playing the Stan Kenton version of Malaguena and I would like to have the improv sax solo that Gabe Baltazar…

12 years ago
by markseez (17 posts)

Squeeeak T__T

I recently ordered a Dukoff D8 mouthpiece, and i used a 3 1/2 Java Vandoren reed with it, and i squeaked horribly, so I tried…

12 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

what Jazz reed?

To be brief- got into School Jazz band-play Bari saxophone-usually us Rico Royal reeds size #2 1/2-should i use anoher type o…

12 years ago
by Tenor_Guru (25 posts)

Ska/ Jazz Mouthpiece Help?

Hey. I've been playing sax for about 3 years or so, and I was thinking about buying a new mouthpiece for my LA-Sax 850. My fr…

12 years ago
by Roccosm (113 posts)

Help with Reed and Mpc Combination

I recently bought a new Jumbo Java Mouthpiece (A45) and I used my 3 1/2 java that I had (Of course, java reed w/ java mouthpi…

12 years ago
by CountSpatula (602 posts)

pieces for a 9 or 10 piece band

I'm a 9 or 10 piece band and we are looking for something slow that has either a trumpet solo or alto sax solo or even better…

12 years ago
by jacobeid (24 posts)

Harlem Nocturne

Can anyone who knows anything about Harlem Nocturne tell me if it was originally written for alto saxophone or just saxophone…

12 years ago
by saxophonik (73 posts)

Big Band Discussion

I want to know your thoughts about big band music and big band style saxophone. I want to know your favorite songs, solos on…

12 years ago
by Mactenor (102 posts)

Above the high notes?

I've listened to several big band tenor solos and a lot of the notes go out of range. I am aware that this is pretty common.…

12 years ago
by bcwins124 (12 posts)

Kenny G Brilliant

Well the Knights have turned their backs on music altogether. do something totally different, yea totally different. We decid…

12 years ago
by Seano (132 posts)

Milwaukee Baritone Sax

I need to know if this is a good horn (just out of curiosity.) I've been looking at baritones lately and I came across this o…

12 years ago
by straightj23 (103 posts)

Otto Link 8 mouthpiece

Hello, I recently purchased an Otto Link True Tone mouthpiece, an 8, and I had a few questions that I was hoping someone co…

12 years ago
by cjbass (14 posts)

Improvisation?

I'm trying to learn how to improvise but everytime I look for answers to my questions I get a lot of, you need to listen and…

12 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

New to Jazz

I am starting Jazz band in 3 weeks. I play the Bari and I have played it for about 6 months. I have played the Alto for almos…

12 years ago
by rednecksax (24 posts)

Bending Notes

I just recently started playing sax and I've been moving along ok, but I hear on many recordings that players will bend a not…

12 years ago
by EL Seano (255 posts)

Tone Help.

Wow, I feel like a total amateur, but I figure you guys will be able to help me more right now then the people I play with.…

12 years ago
by Radjammin (255 posts)
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